This research examines comparative effects of corporate governance
internal mechanism on Profitability (ROA/ROE) in financial vs non-financial firms indexed on Pakistan Stock Exchange.The data of 296 firms (both types of
firms) was taken from companies' audited accounts and
various available documents of the State Bank of
Pakistan for the period of 14 years (2001-2014). Panel
data study is conducted as the data have the
characteristics of both time series and cross-sectional.
Multiple regression and fixed effect methods were
employed to analyze the given dataset. Results revealed
significance of both board characteristics and
managerial ownership in the profitability of the
1-Muhammad Kaleem Institute of Business Studies,Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kp, Pakistan.2-Sammar Abbas Institute of Business Studies,Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kp, Pakistan.3-Zeeshan Zaib Khattak Institute of Business Studies,Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kp, Pakistan.
Board Independence, Managerial Ownership, Panel Data, Return on Equity